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Members focus on the dissemination of knowledge and information in the area of power reactors with particular application to the production of electric power and process heat. The division sponsors meetings on the coverage of applied nuclear science and engineering as related to power plants, non-power reactors, and other nuclear facilities. It encourages and assists with the dissemination of knowledge pertinent to the safe and efficient operation of nuclear facilities through professional staff development, information exchange, and supporting the generation of viable solutions to current issues.
2021 ANS Winter Meeting and Technology Expo
November 30–December 3, 2021
Washington, DC|Washington Hilton
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Eleven countries newly elected to IAEA board
Eleven countries have been newly elected to serve on the 35-member board of governors of the International Atomic Energy Agency for the period 2021–2022. The election took place on September 23 during the plenary session of the 65th IAEA General Conference, in Vienna, Austria. The conference started on September 20 and will run through September 24.
John I. Sackett
Edward W. Larsen
University of Florida (First Place)University of Missouri-Rolla (Second Place)Pennsylvania State University (Third Place)Massachusetts Inst. of Technology (Honorable Mention)
Douglas C. Crawford
Bobby R. Seidel
Alan J. BlotckyDonald J. DudziakCraig F. GrochmalRobert HessGail H. MarcusKyle Turner
Small Local SectionsLong Island (Best Overall, Best Section Management)Chicago (Best Public Communication)Washington DC (Best Membership, Best Meetings and Programs)International Local SectionsJapan (Best Meetings and Programs, Best Section Management)
Brookhaven National Laboratory
Michael D. Mulheim
Ronald B. Adamson
Edward D. FullerStanley S. HatcherMasao HoriPaul P.H. Wilson
H. Peter Planchon
John W. Landis
Bernard L. Cohen
Tawfik M. Raby
GraduateOhio StateBrent Albertson, Clark Barton, Angela Brown, Weibo Chen, Michael Perry, Michael Reed, Michael Smith, Robert WintersUndergraduateUniversity of Massachusetts-LowellPaul Cataldo, Mark NataleHonorable Mention - GraduateMassachusetts Institute of TechnologyJoseph Burns, Michael Folkert, Matthew Githens, Melissa Lambeth, Feng Li, Caroline ShinHonorable Mention - UndergraduatePennsylvania StateJen Furl, David Knepper, Paula Knepper, Chris Murray, Justin Watson
Theofanis G. Theofanous (Theo)
Herbert S. Isbin
South Texas ProjectSTP Nuclear Operating CompanyVogtleSouthern Nuclear Operating Company
Buzz Carns Wolf Creek
Pierre J. Benoist